11Nights / 12Days
Tour Route: Paro, Thimphu, Punakha, Wangdue, Trongsa and Bumthang
May 1, 2018, Day 1: Arrive at Paro: Transfer to hotel and refresh you with some less polluted Bhutanese Air. After clearing through immigration, meet our guide abd driver.
Overnight at Tashi Namgay, Tenziling
Day 2: After breakfast, hike to Taktshang monastery, a splendid photo-op. Lunch at Cafeteria
Overnight at Tashi Namgay
Day 3: Paro – Thimphu(1hr) Photo shoot and sightseeing around Paro and Thimphu which includes Ringpung Dzong, Kyichu Lhakang, Dungtse Lhakang,Trashichhoe Dzong, Statue of Buddha Doderma, Telecom tower with an charismatic view of Thimphu valley
Overnight at Peaceful Resort, Hotel Jumolhari
Day 4: Thimphu- Local archery tournaments,Tango and Chari, Simtokha, Zilukha nunnery, Ask your guide to arrange an appointment to do a photo shoot of Rituals and ceremony conducted by indigenous people.
Overnight at Jumolhari, Peaceful Resort
Day 5: Thimphu – Punakha / Wangdue(3-4hrs) Hongtsho Trashigang, the most scenic Dochu La Pass with arrays of Prayer flags all aound, the appealing 108 stupas, the temple dedicated to His Majesty the fifth Druk Gyalpo. Later visit the Palace of great happiness and Khuruthang goemba.
Overnight at Punatshang Chhu
Day 6: Wangdue – Trongsa(4-5hrs)Photo shoot across the valley of the Black Mountains, the stunning Rukubji village, Tshendebji chorten with the eye, Trongsa View-point
Overnight at Yangkhil Resort
Day 7: Trongsa – Bumthang(2hrs30min) Early morning drive to Kuenga Rabten Palace(2hrs)both tha ways.Today we’re likely to meet the Yak herders and the Yaks at Yotung La(3500m). Yathra weaving centre at Zhungney,
Ugyenling Hotel, Gongkhar Guest House
Day 8: Bumthang Valley; Start exploring the valley by visiting Jambay lhakang, Kurje and across the suspension bridge to Tamshing. Castle
Overnight at Gongkhar GH
Day 9: Bumthang – Ura (1hr30min) Drive to Ura village for a daylong photo excursion.
Overnight at Mt. Lodge
Day 10: Bumthang – Wangdue (6-7hrs) Prakhar temple and Tshendebji Chorten
Overnight at Merry Puensum
Day 11: Wangdue – Paro (4hrs) Nunnery and No-dog Temple
Overnight at Khangku Resort
Day 12: Depart